Present and former 4-H members in Pennsylvania who are currently attending Penn State University may be eligible for the 2015 Baker 4-H Scholarship.
Each club should have received a letter with a reminder to turn in club treasury reports for the annual tax report. They are due in the Extension Office to Katina by Jan. 31, 2015.
All returning Butler County 4-H members are required to participate in 60% of club meetings beginning with the meeting immediately following roundup- therefore starting with your September club meeting you must attend 60% of the meetings between September 2014 and August 2015.
The State Leadership Conference is set for January 30 – February 1, 2015. Open to all teens 13 and older, the conference is a great opportunity to develop leadership and team-building skills, make 4-H friends from across the state, and collect info to bring back to Butler County!
Six 4-H scholarships were awarded at the Farm Show to 4-H members who are continuing their educations beyond high school! Any 4-H'er going on to school after high school and taking ANY 4-H project was eligible to apply for a 4-H Development Fund Scholarship.
Don't forget that we have a drop-off box beside the walk-in door at the Extension Office.
As the 2012 4-H year comes to an end and your club re-organizes for 2013, don't forget to elect representatives to Youth Council! New this year, each club may send two representatives to Council this year! Representatives need to be at least 13 years of age.